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Loosely Joined. Library and Publisher networks for the digital era. MENA-IUG 2013 Doha, Qatar. Paul Coyne Technical Systems Director Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation. It is VERY important you remember ONE thing about this talk. Tweet ONLY the good stuff! Oh, and this, which is the next

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Loosely joined library and publisher networks for the digital era

Loosely Joined. Library and Publisher networks for the digital era.

MENA-IUG 2013

Doha, Qatar

Paul Coyne

Technical Systems DirectorBloomsbury Qatar Foundation


Loosely joined library and publisher networks for the digital era

It is VERY important you remember ONE thing about this talk.

Tweet ONLY the good stuff!

Oh, and this, which is the next

half hour summed up:

In the digital, mobile and networked

age we serve our respective

communities better when we decide

to build Open, Networked Services

together.


Loosely joined library and publisher networks for the digital era

The size of the library collection will double every 16 years.

In reality it’s doubled about every 20...

ACLS, 1967, ix


Loosely joined library and publisher networks for the digital era

Cutting edge technology or blunt instrument?


Loosely joined library and publisher networks for the digital era

“Vague but exciting”


1993 arl calls on libraries to cancel subscriptions to springer journals

1993 ARL calls on libraries to cancel subscriptions to Springer journals

1977 CAUL calls on libraries to cancel subscriptions Elsevier journals

2012 Cost of Knowledge calls on libraries to cancel subscriptions Elsevier journals

Stam, 1992


Loosely joined library and publisher networks for the digital era

Librarians are a group of talented professionals fiercely dedicated  to the notion that the effective exchange of information among people is absolutely essential to the welfare and well-being of modern civil society.  

They believe that market forces create barriers to achieving that end.


Loosely joined library and publisher networks for the digital era

Publishers are a group of talented professionals fiercely dedicated  to the notion that the effective exchange of information among people is absolutely essential to the welfare and well-being of modern civil society.  

They believe that  market forces are the means to achieving that end.


Loosely joined library and publisher networks for the digital era

Together, we can do amazing things


Loosely joined library and publisher networks for the digital era

There is much work to do

What else can we do?


Loosely joined library and publisher networks for the digital era

We are a privileged

generation.

Where’s the

smoking gun?

In your lifetime you will define how digital, mobile and networked services in the library (and in publishing) will evolve for the decades to come.


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